Lake Tahoe is a beautiful place to spend Valentine’s Day.
Scenic snow-covered mountains, the crystal clear blue waters and the abounding alpine flora and fauna. The unique and stunning scenery is a perfect backdrop to kindle romance with that special someone. In case you haven’t made plans for the holiday yet, or if you’re just looking for a romantic weekend getaway we have the spots for you.
Cruise on the M.S. Dixie II
Arrive at Zephyr Cove and you can see the M.S. Dixie atop Tahoe’s waters in all of her glory as you pull into the parking area. The paddle wheeler hosts a unique, three-house Valentine’s Dinner Cruise that begins at 5:30pm. The menu features elegant scallops, potato-crusted sea bass, pepper-seared beef medallions and many more delicious choices. The views of Lake Tahoe cannot be beat on this four-course meal and cruise. Learn more at www.zephyrcove.com.
Located at the South Shore, the Loft is one of the go-to places for top-notch entertainment. A live theater with a lounge and dining area, they will offer a three-course dinner this Valentine’s Day complete with a bottle of champagne. Dinner is at 5pm and will be prefaced and followed by entertainment from the Loft’s Magic Fusion show, starring world-class magicians from around the globe. Learn more at www.thelofttahoe.com.
Reno also offers many dining options for our local folks, or those staying in town.
The dining scene in the dynamic and vibrant city has received a lot of attention over the past 5 years and is making a name for itself in the foodie scene.
The Atlantis Steakhouse is locally renowned for its prime Nevada beef and will be offering a fabulous four-course prix fixe menu on Valetine’s evening at 5pm. The main course will be, of course, petite filet mignon and Maine lobster. Learn more at www.atlantiscasino.com.
This fusion restaurant always offers delicious twists on classic cuisine and February 14 is no exception. At 6pm, sit down and enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu of either grilled salmon, beef Wellington, duck breast or stuffed squash.
Named one of the top 10 Italian restaurants in the nation, La Strada offers Reno’s most authentic northern Italian cuisine prepared prepared by chefs from Milan, Italy. At 5pm they are serving up a four-course prix fixe menu with a main course of walleye fillet and roasted antelope. Learn more at www.eldoradoreno.com.
Roundabout Grill is a brand-new restaurant located inside the non-gaming Whitney Peak Hotel, home to the tallest rock-climbing wall in the country. The Grill will be offering up a four-course prix fixe menu with a choice of main course of Atlantic salmon, beef filet or housemade pasta at 4pm. Learn more at www.roundaboutgrill.com.
Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse
Sixteen-time Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner, Sterling’s is the ultimate dining experience featuring steak, veal, poultry and seafood specialities. V-Day lovers can enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu with chateaubriand and lobster. Learn more at www.silverlegacyreno.com.
Wild River Grille
Nestled on the banks of the picturesque Truckee River, Wild River Grille is a contemporary restaurant with nature-inspired influences, a full bar and expansive riverside patio. Situated in the historic Riverside Artist Lofts Building, they will be offering a four-course prix fixe menu of either filet mignon or sea bass. Learn more at www.wildrivergrille.com.
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